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Pierce County judge knocks down Kitsap County ordinance for sex offender housing

Pierce County judge knocks down Kitsap County ordinance for sex offender housing

During its Dec. 18 meeting, the Poulsbo City Council approved amendments to its zoning ordinance for high-risk facilities — such as a home on Viking… Continue reading

Pierce County judge knocks down Kitsap County ordinance for sex offender housing
Heading into 2020 with a look back to 1920

Heading into 2020 with a look back to 1920

With 2020 now upon us and another year of incredible stories ahead, the North Kitsap Herald decided to take a look back 100 years ago… Continue reading

Heading into 2020 with a look back to 1920
A small memorial for Shane Larson began to grow as family and friends brought flowers and candles to the site where Shane died on Fjord Drive.

Kingston teen who perished in Fjord Drive crash memorialized by family, friends

A portion of Fjord Drive was temporarily shut down last week to allow family and friends of Shane Larson to gather at a makeshift memorial.… Continue reading

A small memorial for Shane Larson began to grow as family and friends brought flowers and candles to the site where Shane died on Fjord Drive.
Poulsbo Police arrest suspect for child sex crimes

Poulsbo Police arrest suspect for child sex crimes

Poulsbo Police arrested a 63-year-old man on multiple charges of sex crimes against a child at 9 a.m. on Dec. 23. Detectives for Poulsbo PD… Continue reading

Poulsbo Police arrest suspect for child sex crimes
Ring in 2020 across North Kitsap

Ring in 2020 across North Kitsap

There are plenty of fun ways to ring in the new year across North Kitsap, here are just some of them. You won’t need a… Continue reading

Ring in 2020 across North Kitsap
Annie Erker goes in for a second hug after her son Jaysen Keilbart surprises her at work.

Airman returns home to surprise mom for Christmas

Airman First Class Jayden Keilbart gave his mom, Annie Erker, a memorable Christmas this year, when he surprised her while she was at work on… Continue reading

Annie Erker goes in for a second hug after her son Jaysen Keilbart surprises her at work.
Bobby and his wife pose for a picture.

Impeachment supporters gather in Kingston

A large group of people gathered at the intersection of Highway 104 and Miller Bay Road in Kingston to support the impeachment of President Donald… Continue reading

Bobby and his wife pose for a picture.
Lighted Ships Parade celebrates 50 years

Lighted Ships Parade celebrates 50 years

As night fell along the shores of Liberty Bay on Saturday Dec. 14, crowds of families braved the cold to partake in a tradition dating… Continue reading

Lighted Ships Parade celebrates 50 years
Kitsap County Prosecutor calls for additional investigation into Poulsbo shooting

Kitsap County Prosecutor calls for additional investigation into Poulsbo shooting

Kitsap County Prosecutor Chad Enright released a statement on Tuesday stating that the investigation into the July 3 police shooting of Stonechild Chiefstick, will need… Continue reading

Kitsap County Prosecutor calls for additional investigation into Poulsbo shooting
Witnesses say Chiefstick dropped screwdriver before being shot

Witnesses say Chiefstick dropped screwdriver before being shot

In an interview with investigators of the July 3 officer-involved shooting, two witnesses claim they saw Stonechild Chiefstick drop what appeared to be the screwdriver… Continue reading

Witnesses say Chiefstick dropped screwdriver before being shot
Poulsbo City Council declares intent to appoint city administrator in 2022

Poulsbo City Council declares intent to appoint city administrator in 2022

The City of Poulsbo signed a resolution of intent to hire a City Administrator in 2022. Last April the city began looking into possibly creating… Continue reading

Poulsbo City Council declares intent to appoint city administrator in 2022
Family, Friends and community members of Stonechild Chiefstick celebrated his 40th Birthday, which coincided with the Poulsbo Christmas Tree Lighting. (photos by Ashley Ann)

Friends and community mark Chiefstick’s birthday with vigil

Late last month, some 60 people gathered for a peaceful vigil during Poulsbo’s Christmas Tree Lighting in honor of Stonechild Chiefstick on what would have… Continue reading

Family, Friends and community members of Stonechild Chiefstick celebrated his 40th Birthday, which coincided with the Poulsbo Christmas Tree Lighting. (photos by Ashley Ann)
Gary McVey was sworn into his position on the Poulsbo City Council on Dec. 4.

McVey sworn into Poulsbo City Council Position 7

Gary McVey was sworn into his position on the Poulsbo City Council during its Dec. 4 council meeting. McVey ran unopposed during the 2019 election… Continue reading

Gary McVey was sworn into his position on the Poulsbo City Council on Dec. 4.
Poulsbo approves new position within behavioral health program

Poulsbo approves new position within behavioral health program

During its first meeting of December, the Poulsbo City Council approved a new position within the Behavioral Health Outreach Program, better known as the “navigator”… Continue reading

Poulsbo approves new position within behavioral health program
Task force talks affordable housing in Poulsbo

Task force talks affordable housing in Poulsbo

The Affordable Housing Task Force along with members of the Poulsbo City Council and Mayor Becky Erickson met last week to begin discussing ideas for… Continue reading

Task force talks affordable housing in Poulsbo
Mike Desmond was sworn in as a member of the North Kitsap School District by Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson on Dec. 12, 2019.

New NKSD board members sworn in

The newly elected members of the North Kitsap School District were sworn into their positions by Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson during the district’s Dec. 12… Continue reading

Mike Desmond was sworn in as a member of the North Kitsap School District by Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson on Dec. 12, 2019.
Senator Christine Rolfes and Mayor Becky Erickson held an open forum during Mayor Erickson’s Saturday office hours.

Sen. Rolfes shares office hours with Poulsbo mayor

Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson was joined by Washington State Senator Christine Rolfes during her “office hours” last Saturday, in order to hear what Poulsbo would… Continue reading

Senator Christine Rolfes and Mayor Becky Erickson held an open forum during Mayor Erickson’s Saturday office hours.
<em>A head-on collision occurred on Friday, Dec. 6, in Indianola.  </em>Photo courtesy of KCSO

Head-on collision in Indianola injures two

A head-on collision occurred at around 6 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6 in Indianola injuring two. A 68-year-old Bainbridge Island woman was headed northbound on… Continue reading

<em>A head-on collision occurred on Friday, Dec. 6, in Indianola.  </em>Photo courtesy of KCSO
Poulsbo City Council will return to public comment period rules

Poulsbo City Council will return to public comment period rules

New year will see return of old rules, allowing 15 minutes of public comment at the top of meetings

Poulsbo City Council will return to public comment period rules
Poulsbo’s Julefest draws a crowd

Poulsbo’s Julefest draws a crowd

The Vikings came ashore once again and took over downtown Poulsbo for the Viking City’s annual Julefest Celebration. On Saturday the St. Lucia Bride was… Continue reading

Poulsbo’s Julefest draws a crowd